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5 fresh ways to celebrate Matariki with your family

fresh ways to celebrate Matariki

Have you been wondering how you can celebrate Matariki the Maori New Year at your place. Here’s 5 fresh ways to celebrate Matariki with your family. Continue reading »

The (Kiwi) Gingerbread Man

gingerbread man review

We took our almost 3 year old (and our 4 month old) to see The (Kiwi) Gingerbread Man on Saturday and had a blast!

The play is a decidedly kiwi take on the old classic, with a few twists thrown in for good measure. Written by Guy Langford, this version of the tale begins in Grandma’s, and Nana’s kitchen and takes us on a journey through the New Zealand forest at night.

Once out in the forest, the Gingerbread Man tries to find his true purpose in the world. He meets all manner of kiwi critters along the way, including a curious kiwi, a moon-loving possum, a very sleepy weta and a clever tuatara.

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Shu’s Song

Shu's Song

In Capital E’s new show Shu’s Song, the ordinary world become extraordinary as Shu discovers the secret life of everyday objects in a home office. Shu’s imagination brings these objects to life in this charming and inventive story about exploring our environments and building relationships.

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Board games in the digital age

board games

When most people hear the word “gamer”, they usually add the prefix “video” subconsciously. But, while digital games have slowly become accepted as part of mainstream entertainment, the past decade has also seen the unexpected growth of an industry that many assumed would become redundant in the era of Playstations and iPads: tabletop board games. Continue reading »

15 treasured Children’s Day ideas

Treasured ideas for Children's Day

Children’s Day – Te Rā O Te Tamariki – provides New Zealanders with an opportunity to give time to children. It is a fun day for activities that start new traditions as well as continue old ones. Continue reading »

23 Super Ideas to Celebrate Children’s Day

13 more ways to celebrate childrens day

With Children’s Day just around the corner on Sunday, 3 March in New Zealand, we thought you might appreciate some awesome ideas on how to celebrate this special day with your precious little ones. Continue reading »

Children’s Day in New Zealand


Children’s Day is a special day set aside to celebrate children. Many countries in the world celebrate Children’s Day, and New Zealand is one of them. Continue reading »

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